Westmount real estate guide & listings for sale
Westmount offers a great variety of green spaces to enjoy. It is easy to reach parks since there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy. Finally, due to the presence of very few people out and about on the streets, this neighbourhood is relatively calm.
The car is usually the favoured means of transportation in Westmount. It is especially convenient to access a place to park, and nearby highways, such as Trans-Canada Highway, are very easy to access from any location in this neighbourhood. However, getting around by public transit is challenging in Westmount. Nonetheless, homeowners are served by a few bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. Westmount is not very bicycling-friendly because riding is rendered strenuous by the often steep terrain, and there are very few bike lanes. It is also very challenging for pedestrians to move around in Westmount because very few daily errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle.
The housing stock of Westmount is composed primarily of single detached homes and townhouses. This neighbourhood offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 85% of the dwellings in Westmount while renters occupy the remainder. Roughly one third of properties in this neighbourhood were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
Families will welcome that no matter where their house is situated in Westmount, primary schools are nearby. However, this neighbourhood does not contain any high schools. Regarding food, it is very rarely feasible for house buyers in Westmount to do their groceries on foot.